Super Smash Bros. Tournament Rules
- The tournament bracket will be hosted through Challonge.com
- The tournament will be double-elimination
- All sets will be best of 3.
- Each match will be two stocks with a 6-minute timer.
- All items are disabled.
- The event coordinator will supply WiiU
Pro Controllers. There will also be a GameCube controller adapter if attendees would like to use their Gamecube controller.
- Use of any other controllers, including 3DS, WiiU
Gamepad, or Wii controller w/ nunchaku is prohibited.
- Custom moves and Amiibos are banned.
- Use of any cheating devices will result in immediate disqualification.
- Starter stages:
- Final Destination
- Town and City
- Lylat Cruise
- DreamLand 64
- Omega form of Wily Castle, Suzaku Castle, or Midgar
- Players can request a double-blind character selection for first match (both write-down/whisper their characters to a third party). This
is typically unnecessary.
- Gentleman’s Rule is in effect for all matches
- This means that there does not have to be a formal stage selection. If both players agree to a stage regardless of whether that stage
has been won on before, they can play on that stage.
- If players cannot agree on the first stage selection, they take turns striking starter stages until only one is left; that is the first
stage they play on.
- Rock, paper, scissors can be used to decide who strikes first/second.
- The loser of the match gets to pick the next stage from the stage list. The winner is able to ban one stage. The winner then has a
chance to change characters, followed by the loser. Nobody is character locked.
- As long as both players agree, non-legal stages are okay, though please no stages used for 8-player Smash (Big Battlefield,
- Modified DSR is in effect.
- This means that a player cannot counter-pick a stage he/she has won on previously. The Gentleman’s Rule supersedes
- If the game ends with a self-destruct move (e.g. Ganon’s Flame Choke or Bowser’s Flying Slam), the results screen will determine the
winner (no suicide rule).
- If the timer runs out, the player with the lower % is the winner.
- In the rare case of sudden death not caused by a timeout, the winner will be determined by a 3-minute, 1-stock
Tournament Winner Information
Tournament Champion will receive 40% of the registration fees and the Grand Champion Trophy.
Runner-up will receive 10% of the registration fees and a Runner-Up Medallion.
Tournament Champion and Runner-up will be asked to complete a W-9 form
in order to receive the cash prize. Cash prizes will be mailed by check to winners within 10 business days.
50% of Entry Fees & 100% of Concession Proceeds will be used to continue funding
Youth-Based Community Activities in Brooke & Hancock counties.